OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2015-0144)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 86781

Synopsis

The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- virtio-net: drop NETIF_F_FRAGLIST (Jason Wang) [Orabug:
22145600] (CVE-2015-5156)

- netdev: fix NETIF_F_GSO_UDP_TUNNEL_BIT enum shift in i40e driver import (Todd Vierling) [Orabug: 22066176]

- xen/blkfront: remove redundant flush_op (Vitaly Kuznetsov) [Orabug: 21868758] - xen/blkfront: improve protection against issuing unsupported REQ_FUA (Vitaly Kuznetsov) [Orabug: 21868758]

- xen-blkfront: introduce blkfront_gather_backend_features (Bob Liu) [Orabug: 20190614] - sched/x86: Fix up typo in topology detection (Dave Hansen) [Orabug: 21845184]

Solution

Update the affected kernel-uek / kernel-uek-firmware packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?f12f6f9d

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86781

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0144.nasl

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Published: 2015/11/06

Updated: 2018/07/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 4.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-uek-firmware, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleVM/release, Host/OracleVM/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/11/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5156